• Empowering women in the economy and closing gender gaps in the world of work are key to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. (Source)

  • MSMEs contribute 22 per cent to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) employing about 1.75 million people. (Source)

  • Women’s contribution to GDP in Nepal is estimated to be 36%. (Source)

  • The working age women population stands at 11.53 million in Nepal, but only 22.5% of them are employed.

  • FWEAN strives for socio-economic transformation of Nepalese women through entrepreneurship development and economic empowerment.

Who We Are?

Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs Associations of Nepal (FWEAN) is a non profit organization which aims at representing the collective efforts of women entrepreneurs in the economic progress of the nation and decision making at national and international levels. FWEA...

Key Objectives

Guided by our 4 objectives, we plan and execute our activities.


Advocate on issues related to women’s economic empowerment.

Capacity Enhancement

Enhance capacity of women entrepreneurs.

Support Business

Support businesses of women entrepreneurs.

Outreach and Networking

Increase outreach of FWEAN.


Inspire and empower women and their businesses.


Build nation through socio-economic empowerment of Nepalese women.


Transform socio-economic empowerment of women through entrepreneurship.

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